With the increasing similarity in the way teams approach the two formats of the white-ball game, there seems no reason why the West Indies can’t again be a force in 50-over cricket as well.
The former Ireland international believes England can cope with the increased pressure to deliver a title-winning run.
Despite their status as the game’s global powerhouse, India have only won the showpiece tournament twice, in 1983 and 2011. 
He said the ban, imposed after Warner masterminded the “Sandpaper-gate” scandal, had given the 32-year-old a chance to refresh his game.
He capped off a successful return to top-level competitive cricket in the IPL from a ball-tampering scandal.
Australian cricketer James Faulkner clarified that he was not gay.

World Cricket Oz cricketer says he’s not gay despite having a ‘boyfriend’

Many people believed his message was the allrounder’s way of revealing his sexuality.

World Cricket Foreign stars begin IPL exodus as World Cup duty calls

Proteas stalwarts Kagiso Rabada and Quinton de Kock are part of that group.

World Cricket From Mankad row to umpire howlers: IPL hits and misses

It hasn’t exactly been all about the cricket in this year’s edition.

World Cricket Smith and Warner back for Australia’s World Cup defence

Ball-tamperers Steve Smith and David Warner were on Monday selected for Australia’s World Cup squad, but there was no room for Josh Hazlewood or Peter Handscomb.

World Cricket Ashwin has no regrets over Buttler ‘mankading’ controversy

Indian star Ravichandran Ashwin has insisted he has no regrets over his controversial ‘Mankad’ dismissal of England batsman Jos Buttler which sparked a worldwide debate.

World Cricket In-form Aussies give Langer ‘brutal’ World Cup selection dilemma

Australia coach Justin Langer Monday admitted some players will be “brutally unlucky” as he faces a World Cup selection dilemma with the return of Steve Smith and David Warner.

World Cricket WATCH: Ashwin sparks worldwide debate on ‘Mankad-ing’

Spinner Ashwin took the bails off at the non-striker’s end while Buttler was backing up, with the controversial move overshadowing his side’s 14-run victory over Rajasthan Royals.

World Cricket Ponting lauds Warner’s IPL knock, says great signs for Australia

Warner hit 85 off 53 deliveries on his IPL comeback on Sunday after missing the previous edition.

World Cricket ‘Like we never left’ – Smith and Warner back in Aussie cricket fold

Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back into the Australian fold with “hugs and cuddles” at a team meet-up in Dubai, and said it was like they’d never left.

World Cricket Bangladesh cricket team escapes NZ mosque shooting: official

Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman Jalal Yunus said most of the team were bussed to the mosque in Christchurch and were about to go inside when the incident happened.

World Cricket Sri Lanka dumped into chaos (again) as coach is recalled

Chandika Hathurusingha will leave the camp with his side on the cusp of a 5-0 ODI series whitewash against the Proteas.

World Cricket ‘Resilience and fight’ – Australia target World Cup win after stunning India

Buoyed by their come-from-behind one-day series triumph in India, skipper Aaron Finch believes resurgent Australia have the blueprint in place to win the upcoming World Cup.

World Cricket Ashes urn set for rare Australia visit

The Ashes urn will make its first journey to Australia in 12 years later this year when it is displayed in the State Library Victoria in Melbourne, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced Wednesday.

World Cricket Smith, Warner left out of Australia’s one-day squad for Pakistan

Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia’s squad for their one-day series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire.




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